category: gender studies and sexuality

Mad Men, Women and Children: Gender and Generation in Mad Men (collection; 6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Batty and Heather Marcovitch, Red Deer College
contact email: 
heather.marcovitch@rdc.ab.ca

We are seeking submissions for an essay collection on AMC’s Mad Men dealing specifically with gender and/or intergenerational identities.

Reading as Interplay--Special Session Panel at MMLA (Abstracts due: June 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Banister Quynn
contact email: 
quynn@msu.edu

Aligned with MMLA's 2011 Convention theme "Play...no, Seriously," this panel is interested in the ways performative or experimental criticism can meet the challenges of reading innovative literary tex

Call For Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

Call for Reviewers

CFP: Asian Crossings, 1789-1914, Hong Kong (06/24/2011;06/06-08/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Social Science Research Council
contact email: 
ellrgf@nus.edu.sg

CONFERENCE ON
INTER-ASIAN CONNECTIONS III: HONG KONG
JUNE 6-8, 2012

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS
DEADLINE: Friday, June 24, 2011

Workshop Title:
Asian Crossings, 1789-1914

Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011, 1st October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk

THACKERAY IN TIME, 1811-2011 Call for Papers
School of English, University of Leeds
Saturday 1st October 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Violent Masculinities in Early Modern Literature and Culture--Edited Collection (Abstracts due 6/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Thomas and Jennifer Feather
contact email: 
thomasc@cofc.edu or j_feather@uncg.edu

How does understanding violence and masculinity as interrelated illuminate intersections between religious, national, sexual, ranked, or racial identities?

The Worlds of Carol Shields - University of Ottawa (Canada) - April 27-29 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa - Dept. of English
contact email: 
dstaines@uottawa.ca

Announcing the 2012 Canadian Literature Symposium

The Worlds of Carol Shields

April 27-29 2012

CFP: Marxist Literary Group South Atlantic Modern Language Association November 4-6 Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wkalaid@emory.edu

CFP: Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 4-6

Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’: Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Caroline Lusin, Dr. Anne Brüske, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
Caroline.Lusin@as.uni-heidelberg.de

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’:
Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

University of Heidelberg, 12-14 April 2012

UPDATE: Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys (06/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wilson & Kerry Johnson, co-editors
contact email: 
mary.wilson@cnu.edu; johnsonk@merrimack.edu

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Victorian Vocabularies

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
d.ellison@griffith.edu.au

Australasian Victorian Studies Association Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 11th-14th April 2012

200 years of Sense and Sensibility Conference. School of English, University of St. Andrews, 9-10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
contact email: 
200sensibilities@gmail.com

‘I am never too busy to think of S&S’, Jane Austen wrote to her sister, Cassandra in April 1811.

Biannual North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference: "Significance of Color in the Humanities and Social Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
amrulska@northgeorgia.edu

Feb. 24-26, 2012
Dahlonega, GA

Book Reviews on "Popular Fiction" and "Genre Fiction" for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Scheider-Mayerson
contact email: 
reconstructionpf@gmail.com

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Cameron-Leader Picone invite book reviews for a 2011 special edition of Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, an open access, electronic, peer-reviewed journ

Attending to Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 21-June 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Merry Wiesner-Hanks University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
merrywh@uwm.edu

Attending to Early Modern Women, which has been held seven times at the University of Maryland since 1990, is moving to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, thanks to the generous support of the Col

Milton and Paradise Lost's Legacy

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
khkshimabukuro@gmail.com

Milton's Paradise Lost was something new and different when it appeared, and it continues to hold a special place in English Literature.

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association
contact email: 
jsb25@cornell.edu

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

March 29-31, 2012
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Theme

Building a Capable State:

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

The American West on Television (5/30/11; WLA Conference, Missoula, Oct 5-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Johnson / Western Literature Association
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

Although the golden age of the television western has long since passed, we have seen in the 21st century a remarkable rebirth of the portrayal of the West on television: in reality shows (such as MTV

Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Duran/Purdue University
contact email: 
duran0@purdue.edu

Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor, Prose Studies

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium ( RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 5/16/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, or as features in dramatic performance.

Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
sjray@uas.alaska.edu

We invite paper and panel proposals for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment’s Off-Year Symposium, “Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North,” to be he

MAPACA Conference Women's Studies Area Nov 3-5, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

Women’s Studies as a discipline acknowledges the interdisciplinary approaches to discussing issues that affect women.

[UPDATE] CFP: Under Pressure

full name / name of organization: 
Yetta Howard/Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
yettahoward@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] ***Extended Deadline

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”

Contaminating Bodies, Infectious Displays: Women as Performative Currency (working session; 5/31/2011; Montreal, 11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

Anna Gibbs writes: “Contagion is everywhere in the contemporary world. It leaps from body to body, sweeping through mediatized populations at the speed of a bushfire….

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival, November 2-4, 2011 in Durant, Oklahoma (Submission Deadline: June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mark B. Spencer/ Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

Call For Papers

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival:
“Where No One Else Has Gone Before”

Keynote Speaker Henrietta Mann

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Performing Ethos: Queer Publics, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

While the word ‘queer’ is often understood to signal aberrance, in the past decade many scholars working within the field of queer theory have sought to broach the subject of queer ethics.

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

at

MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

CFP: Prisons, Peace, and Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Jason L Mallory, Brooklyn College
contact email: 
jmallor1 [at] binghamton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: PRISONS, PEACE, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
(DEADLINE EXTENDED)

[UPDATE] Midwestern Culture/Glee MPCA (10/14-10/16) deadline extension to 5/16

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Midwestern Culture/Glee Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstract Submissions Extended to Monday, May 16, 2011

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